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Federal Judge: Blind Denied Absentee Voting Access in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A federal judge says that blind Ohio residents have been denied “meaningful access” to the swing state’s absentee voting system but that implementing changes would fundamentally alter the entire system. The Columbus Dispatch reports U.S. District Judge George Smith made the ruling Wednesday, noting there isn’t enough time before the fall… Read More

A Chitchat with Angel Olsen

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After releasing the mesmerizing and critically acclaimed Burn Your Fire for No Witness in February of 2014, vocalist Angel Olsen continues to grow in popularity. Even after Burn Your Fire was named the best album of 2014 by the A.V. Club, Olsen still says she’s (in her own words) “no Beyoncé.” Olsen has performed widely with… Read More

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West Virginia Budget Woes Delay PROMISE Scholarship Awards

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Another drawback to West Virginia’s budget problems: High schools seniors hoping to receive PROMISE scholarship are in limbo. Media outlets report that the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has informed high school counselors that award letters for this year’s PROMISE recipients have been delayed due to stalled budget talks in… Read More